How well do you listen?

In my recent post Are you asking the right questions?, I explored different types of questions, how to ask personal questions, and why we need to ask them. Today I want to share some thoughts on listening.     Management consultant and educator Peter Drucker...

Managing your energy

    Are we all sick of Zoom yet? I’ve been averaging about 20 hours a week on Zoom, and last week was closer to 30 as I was completing an online course for four days. Let me tell you, it’s been an energy KILLER. Which is fitting as this post is...

Are you asking the right questions?

Asking questions can stimulate ideas, solve problems, develop trust and build your relationship with your team, even when working remotely. In this blog, I share my thoughts on the kinds of questions we should be asking to show support for our team members and how we...

s p a c e – a time to be

An expression I’ve heard a few times recently has really resonated: We are human beings, not human doings. It’s made me think: where did we start to go so wrong with how we live our lives? As a society, we are always “on”. We are always doing...

Saying no is not a sign of weakness

I used to be a yes girl. I’d say yes to everything. Volunteering on a committee? Check. Coffee meetings to pick my brain? Check. Travel to your side of town for a meeting even though it inconvenienced me? Check. Every work opportunity whether paid or unpaid?...